Vocational Technical School № 8 Pripyat

Городское профессионально-техническое училище № 8 Припять

The City Vocational Technical School № 8 in Pripyat, was a secondary school. It was specialized for training of skilled workers in professions that require an advanced educational level.

You were admitted to this technical school after nine years of basic education, or eleven years basic secondary education. The usual entering age for students was 16. They could study at the school from 1 to 5 years. The Pripyat students, or pupils, lived in a dormitory next door.

The Vocational Technical School was a standard school in pre-revolutionary Russia and in the countries of the former USSR. Here in Pripyat, students on this school were trained to work in construction as well as technical staff. After graduation they could work directly on the construction of Pripyat and the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station. The institution provided bricklayers, plasterers, welders, electricians ad many more technical professions.

In 1974, there were 6028 vocational education institutions in the USSR, and the number of students was 3 million. In 1981, this number exceeded 7 thousand, and the number of students was 3.6 million.

After the Chernobyl disaster and the evacuation of residents, liquidators worked in the vocational school building. As a result you can see many details for dosimetry equipment and related literature scattered on the floor.

  • The City Vocational Technical School № 8 in Pripyat
    The City Vocational Technical School № 8 in Pripyat.
  • The City Vocational Technical School № 8 in Pripyat
    The City Vocational Technical School propaganda.
  • The City Vocational Technical School № 8 in Pripyat.
  • The City Vocational Technical School № 8 in Pripyat
    Parallel bars at the school gym.
  • The City Vocational Technical School № 8 in Pripyat
    The City Vocational Technical School Gym.
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    Vocational-Technical-School Pommel horse.
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    Pripyat lecture hall.
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    School announcements.
  • Notebook.
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  • 1991 calender.
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    School Gym.
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    Mural in the gym.
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    Technical School № 8.
  • Evacuation route.
  • Soviet telephone.
  • Fire exit.
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    Technical School № 8.
  • Decaying door.
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    Technical School № 8.
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